Series: Elizabethan Mysteries

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Jun 19
Murder at Fontainebleau (Elizabethan Mysteries #5) by Amanda Carmack (review)

Murder at Fontainebleau (Elizabethan Mysteries #5) by Amanda Carmack (review)

I really love the attention to detail shown in this series. Everything from the clothes they wear, to who the characters could actually run into. The world is filled with little details that are easy to overlook if you aren’t interested in the history, but really make the characters and time come alive. I also like the fact that the series uses ciphers and spies, as well as the more usual elements of cozy mysteries. The characters are easy to like, and there are always interesting twists and turns in the story. I guessed who the killer was early on,… Read more »

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Dec 20
Murder at Whitehall (Elizabethan Mysteries #4) by Amanda Carmack (review)

Murder at Whitehall (Elizabethan Mysteries #4) by Amanda Carmack (review)

I haven’t read any of the other books in this series. But I also didn’t have to have read them to understand what was happening in this book. There were a lot of historical facts and tidbits sprinkled through this book. I loved that about it, you could tell the author did a lot of research before writing the book. And I liked the way Queen Elizabeth was portrayed. The rest of the characters were easy to connect with, especially Kate. There were a few smaller mystery threads woven around and through the major one. I guessed part of one… Read more »

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